By Brenda Lange

Antonio de Padua Maria Severino Lopez de Santa Anna used to be a guy of many titles common within the Mexican military, president, dictator, landowner and administrator, husband, and father. Santa Anna is celebrated for his half within the notorious conflict of the Alamo throughout the U.S.-Mexican warfare and is taken into account by means of many to be a bloodthirsty tyrant. notwithstanding, there have been many aspects to this icon of Mexican background. in the course of his lengthy existence, Santa Anna rose to the head of strength, but he died approximately penniless and forgotten. This new biography lines his course from middle-class beginnings to the halls of the capital in Mexico urban to exile in Cuba to his ultimate days.

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